Tag Archives: New Jersey


So Far, Menendez Beating Trial Baggage

53% to 32%

A new Monmouth poll in New Jersey finds Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) with a sizable advantage over Bob Hugin (R) in the 2018 race for U.S. Senate, 53% to 32%. “Menendez starts out the campaign with weak approval ratings in part due to fallout from his recent corruption trial. But these negatives are more than offset by the fact he has a ‘D’ next to his name. Hugin, on the other hand, is known to few New Jersey voters at this stage of the race.”


Looks Likely N.J. Will Have a Democratic Governor

57% to 37%

A new Quinnipiac poll in New Jersey finds Phil Murphy (D) with a huge lead over Kim Guadagno (R) in the race for governor, 57% to 37%. Pollster Peter Brown: “Politics is a team game. Guadagno’s GOP teammates — President Trump, with a 33% job approval rating, and Gov. Chris Christie, with his 15% approval rating — are clearly pulling her down.”


Christie Is Least-Popular N.J. Governor Ever


A new Quinnipiac poll finds Gov. Chris Christie (R) now has the lowest approval rating of any New Jersey governor in recorded history, 15% to 81%.


Baldwin Helps Raise $5 Million for N.J. Dems

$5.1 million

“Alec Baldwin, the actor whose impersonations of President Trump has made Saturday Night Live must-see TV for liberals and political junkies, helped raise $5.1 million Thursday night for New Jersey Democrats,” the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. “That’s believed to be the most money ever raised by either party at a single event in state history.”


Christie Sets a Personal Record


A new Quinnipiac poll in New Jersey finds Gov. Chris Christie with a dismal 17% approval to a 78% disapproval rate.


New Jerseyans Think Christie Should Have Stood Trial


Of New Jersey voters believe Gov. Chris Christie (R) should have been a defendant in the recently concluded Bridgegate trial, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll. Just 18% of voters approve of Christie’s job performance, while 73% disapprove. A new Quinnipiac poll finds just 19% approve of Christie’s performance while 77% disapprove — the lowest for any governor in 20 years.


Amazingly, Chris Christie Hits a New Approval Low


Of New Jersey voters have a favorable opinion of Gov. Chris Christie (R), while 64% are unfavorable towards him, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

Poetic Justice

Even Springsteen Hates Him

If anyone ever set out to make a state pissed, he
Did it better than anyone ever did to New Jersey.
Jerseyites disliked him on the stump,
But now they loath his suck-up to Trump.
Maybe D.C. is a safer place than Bayonne for Chris Christie.


N.J. Newspapers Call for Christie’s Resignation


Number of New Jersey newspapers that “issued a joint editorial Tuesday calling on Gov. Chris Christie to resign in the wake of his failed presidential campaign and his subsequent endorsement of rival Donald Trump,” reports USA Today.


New Jersey Voters to Christie — Drop Out Already!


Of all voters in the state said that Gov. Chris Christie should abandon his White House bid. Just 33 percent said Christie, who polled fourth among Republican presidential candidates in the survey, should stay in the race, a new Quinnipiac poll in New Jersey finds.